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Word: arroyo

Definition: gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater

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::: ambience - environment; atmosphere; Ex. restraurant with a pleasant ambience; ADJ. ambient: completely surrounding; Ex. ambient temperature
::: comatose - in a coma; extremely sleepy
::: winnow - sift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind
::: rustic - pertaining to country people; unsophisticated; simple; crude; uncouth; (of furniture) rough with the bark left on; N. rural person; rustic person
::: epistemologist - philosopher who studies the nature of knowledge; N. epistemology
::: humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
::: cogitate - think over; ponder
::: melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
::: overblown - inflated; exaggerated
::: eventual - happening at last as a result; Ex. eventual victory